Do you mean Common Yellowthroat or the much rarer Yellow-throated Warbler?Will RaupAlbany, NYwww.pbase.com/cabbage_hollow> Date: Sun, 16 Sep 2007 23:09:55 -0400> From: [log in to unmask]> Subject: [VTBIRD] Day-long visitor & yardbirds> To: [log in to unmask]> > Today we had a COOPERS HAWK hanging around our yard on and off all day -> much to the chagrin of the 'regulars.' Got a good close-up look at it> when it 'flushed' from the big group of bushes outside our back door. I> was gardening and apparently got too close!> > We currently have many adults and juveniles emptying our feeders:> > House Finches (adults & juveniles)> Purple Finches (adults and juveniles)> Many Rose-breasted Grosbeaks (mostly juveniles)> House Sparrows (of course) - adult and juveniles> Many Gold Finches (finishing off the sunflowers) - mainly adults> Cardinals - adult males and juveniles (m & f)> Song Sparrow - adult> Turkey Vultures (2 circling overhead this afternoon)> Female Hummingbird (Sat, 9/15)> > Yesterday, we had a YELLOW-THROATED WARBLER and a YELLOW-RUMPED WARBLER -> unusual in our yard since the backyard is meadow-like w/out many trees,> and there is not much ground cover.> > Also, of note (sorry to be so VERY late) - the third week of August, I had> an ALBINO GRACKLE visit the yard briefly. The group 'spooked' before I> could grab my camera.> > I also got a good look at the resident WOODCHUCK in the meadow behind the> house...so did my dog who remarked rather loudly!> > Laurie Miner> W Brattleboro
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